Startimes Uganda Premier League MD18

Tuesday 13th February 2024

Wakiso Giants FC vs URA FC – Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium @4pm

Live on Sanyuka Prime

The Startimes Uganda Premier League returns this evening with match day 18 that will see URA FC visit Wakiso Giants FC at Kabaka Kyabaggu stadium.

The Tax Collectors will be hoping to continue with their good second round form in which they have won two out of two.

Team News.

Joshua Lubwama and Joseph Ssemuju have returned from suspension and are in the match day squad as well as skipper Saidi Kyeyune who was rested in the previous game and Hudu Mulikyi. Youngster Amis Bwangani is out on suspension while Denis Kisiriko (returned to school) Nicholas Kabonge, Najib Fesali, Hassan Kalega, Justine Opiro, Denis Otim and Ronald Andabati are not in the match day squad.

Pre-Match Reactions.

David Obua.

“We want to continue winning and like we’ve done before, we are going to fight through out the game to get positive results. We have a few absentees but good thing we have very able replacements.”

Joshua Lubwama.

“We know it’s not going to be an easy game as Wakiso is also fighting to collect points but we are ready for the task ahead as players and we want to continue with our good run in the second half by winning games so that we get to where we belong.”

Head To Head.

This will be the eighth meeting between both sides with URA FC managing 3 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses.

Form Guide.

Wakiso Giants FC: DLWL
URA FC: WWDL

Currently on the log, URA FC are 7th on 27 points from 17 games while the Purple Sharks sit 12th place on 17 points.

The first round meeting this season at Mehta stadium saw URA FC win 1-0 thanks to Ivan Ahimbisibwe 48th minute strike.

Viane Ssekajugo, Joshua Letti Lubwama and Moses Aliro who are all available for selection are former Wakiso Giants FC players.

John Bugembe
February 13, 2024

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